Watkins, II,  John W.

John W. Watkins, II, 62 , died  April 23, 2011 in  New York Presbyterian Hospital, NYC.  John lived in  Lebanon Township, NJ for 15 years coming from High Bridge, NJ and was born in Perry County, KY on February 25, 1949.

Husband/Wife of: Donna (Albers) Watkins, beloved wife of 24 years

Son/Daughter of: late John William and Pauline (Ison) Watkins

Survived By: Loving Wife-Donna at home
1 Daughter-Cara
Step-children and spouses-Katie and Allan Maslo; Lauren and Erick Rios and Jospeh and Athena Caprarola
6 Grandchildren
1 Sister-Judith Watkins King
Numerous Nieces and Nephews
Predeceased by a Brother and Sister-James Edward Watkins and Carolyn Watkins Magruder

Occupation: John worked alongside his wife Donna at the Northwest Appraisal Group, Glen Gardner, NJ over the past 20 years.

Veteran Info: N/A

Additional Information:  John was an avid outdoorsman and racing enthusiast. He was an active member and driving instructor for the New Jersey Metro Area PCA Club. His passion was spending each day on the family farm surrounded by those who loved him, including many 4-legged family members.


Services: at 1:00 PM- A Memorial Luncheon will be held on Friday, April 29, 2011 at the Lebanon Township Memorial Park, Lebanon Township, Bunnvale Road, (Across from Woodglen Elementary School)

In Lieu of Flowers: Memorials can be sent to either Somerset Hills Handicapped Riders Center @ http://shhrc.org/donations/ 83 Old Turnpike Road, PO Bx 305, Oldwick, NJ 08858 or the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 811 W. Evergreen, Suite 303, Chicago, IL 60642 info@pulmonaryfibrosis.org

Interment: Private